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The Roaring 20's was a period of dramatic change as a result of America's economic prosperity. In what way did America's economic prosperity change the cultural, social, and political landscape of the country?
The 1920's was a period of advances in technology which had an impact on societal roles, lifestyles, and cultures. How did advances in technology impact society in the 1920's?
There were significant advancements in literature, art and music in the 1920's. What were the changing roles of literature, art, and music in the 1920's?


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Knowledge Reasoning Skill Product
Changing Societal Roles Understand the reasons for cultural, political, and economic change of the 1920's Evaluate the impact of the economic growth of the U.S. in the 1920's on the society as a whole. Locate and share photographs of events and people taken during the 1920's that capture the theme of the era. Give oral presentation on findings. Create an illustrated timeline of events during the "Roaring 20's".

Student Outcomes:
  1. I will recognize the importance of the changing cultural, political, and economic issues in the post-war 1920's America.
  2. I will describe the impact of the rapid economic growth on the American people in the 1920's.
  3. I will create an illustrated timeline of the major events of the 1920's.
Big Idea Knowledge Reasoning Skill Product
Technological Advancements in the 1920's Understand the importance of technological advancements in the 1920's. Compare and contrast the advancements in transportation, communication, and industrialization in the 1920's. Read selected portions from a biography on Henry Ford. Draw a design for an assembly line for a current product.
Student Outcomes:

1. I will recognize the importance of the improved technological advancements and the lasting influence they will have in the 1920's.
2. I will read selected potions from a biography about Henry Ford.
3. I will compare and contrast the different advancements made in transportation, communication, and industrialization in the 1920's.

Big Idea Knowledge Reasoning Skill Product
Mass Media & The Jazz Age Understand how mass media helped create common cultural experiences. Evaluate the influence of newspapers and magazines on popular culture and politics in the 1920's. Read selected works by Lost Generation authors. After reading about popular entertainment in the 1920's, draw a cartoon about the music or arts of the Jazz Age.

Student Outcomes:

1. I will recognize the lasting influence of mass media and the arts on the American people in the 1920's.
2. I will read selected works (poems, novels, short story) by one of the members of the Lost Generation.
3. I will create a cartoon using one of the many pieces of music, literature, media as a central theme.


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